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Title: Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication
Edited By: Peter Auer
Li Wei
URL: http://degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?isbn=978-3-11-021251-8
Series Title: Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 5
Description:

Now available in Paperback!

This volume is an up-to-date, concise introduction to bilingualism and
multilingualism in schools, in the workplace, and in international
institutions in a globalized world. The authors use a problem-solving
approach and ask broad questions about bilingualism and multilingualism in
society, including the question of language acquisition versus maintenance
of bilingualism.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783110212518
Pages: 586
Prices: Europe EURO 39.95
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